Town of Elma, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Elma 7-18-1950 by Ord. No. 2. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 52.
Communication facilities — See Ch. 59A.
Dealers in motor vehicles — See Ch. 60.
Conservation easements — See Ch. 70.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 71.
Excavations — See Ch. 75.
Filling and grading — See Ch. 77.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 79.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 82.
Historic preservation — See Ch. 87.
Industrial Development Agency — See Ch. 88.
Mobile home parks — See Ch. 97.
Acreage lot development — See Ch. 100.
Sewers — See Ch. 115.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 120.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 123.
Water — See Ch. 140.
Article I Purpose; Definitions

§ 144-1 Statutory authority; purpose.

§ 144-2 Definitions and word usage.

Article II Zones Established; Zoning Map

§ 144-3 Establishment of zones.

§ 144-4 Zoning Map.

§ 144-5 Filing and display of map.

§ 144-6 Filing of map amendments.

§ 144-7 Zone boundaries.

§ 144-8 Interpretation of boundaries.

§ 144-9 Conformity to regulations required.

Article III General Regulations

§ 144-10 Nonconforming uses, buildings and lots.

§ 144-11 Sanitation.

§ 144-12 Topsoil.

§ 144-13 Roadside stands.

§ 144-14 Farm produce stands.

§ 144-15 Offensive businesses.

§ 144-16 Construction.

§ 144-17 Accessory buildings.

§ 144-18 Signs.

§ 144-19 Excavations.

§ 144-20 Gravel pits.

§ 144-21 Public buildings and utilities.

§ 144-22 Hospitals.

§ 144-23 Cemeteries.

§ 144-24 Visibility at intersections.

§ 144-25 Riding, boarding and livery stables; dog kennels.

§ 144-26 Picnic grounds.

§ 144-27 Utility lines.

§ 144-28 (Reserved)

§ 144-29 Obstructions in public rights-of-way.

§ 144-30 Uses not specifically permitted.

§ 144-31 Lot area.

§ 144-32 Yards.

§ 144-33 Driveways.

§ 144-34 Prohibited uses.

Article IV Off-Street Parking

§ 144-35 Parking spaces required.

§ 144-36 Dwellings.

§ 144-37 Institutional uses.

§ 144-38 Places of assembly.

§ 144-39 Business or industrial uses.

§ 144-40 Additional uses.

§ 144-41 Mixed uses.

§ 144-42 Units of measurement.

§ 144-43 Accessory uses; joint facilities.

§ 144-44 Site requirements.

Article V Residential A Zone

§ 144-45 Permitted and prohibited uses.

§ 144-46 Floor space.

§ 144-47 Lot size.

§ 144-48 Trailers (mobile homes).

§ 144-49 Height, bulk and arrangement of buildings.

§ 144-50 Swimming pools.

Article VI Residential B Zone

§ 144-51 Permitted and prohibited uses.

§ 144-52 Floor space.

§ 144-53 Lot size.

§ 144-54 Trailers (mobile homes).

§ 144-55 Height, bulk and arrangement of buildings.

§ 144-56 Swimming pools.

§ 144-57 Boarding- and rooming houses.

Article VII Residential C and Agricultural Zone

§ 144-58 Permitted and prohibited uses.

§ 144-59 Floor space.

§ 144-60 Lot size.

§ 144-61 Trailers (mobile homes).

§ 144-62 Height, bulk and arrangement of buildings.

§ 144-63 Swimming pools.

§ 144-64 Boardinghouses and rooming houses.

§ 144-65 Farm buildings.

§ 144-66 Utility permits.

§ 144-67 Camps.

§ 144-68 Institutions.

§ 144-69 Golf courses.

§ 144-70 Agricultural accessory uses.

Article VIII Neighborhood Commercial (C-1) District

§ 144-71 Statement of intent.

§ 144-72 Permit required.

§ 144-73 Effect upon other zoning requirements.

§ 144-74 Permitted uses.

§ 144-75 Uses permitted by special use permit.

§ 144-76 Expansion of existing buildings.

§ 144-77 Prohibited uses.

§ 144-78 Bulk requirements.

§ 144-79 Design standards.

§ 144-80 Maintenance bond as condition of site plan approval.

Article IX Intermediate Commercial (C-2) District

§ 144-81 Statement of intent.

§ 144-82 Permit required.

§ 144-83 Effect upon other zoning requirements.

§ 144-84 Permitted uses.

§ 144-85 Uses permitted by special use permit.

§ 144-86 Expansion of existing buildings.

§ 144-86.1 Prohibited uses.

§ 144-86.2 Bulk requirements.

§ 144-86.3 Design standards.

§ 144-86.4 Maintenance bond as condition of site plan approval.

Article IXA Major Commercial (C-3) District

§ 144-86.5 Statement of intent.

§ 144-86.6 Permit required.

§ 144-86.7 Effect upon other zoning requirements.

§ 144-86.8 Permitted uses.

§ 144-86.9 Uses permitted by special use permit.

§ 144-86.10 Expansion of existing buildings.

§ 144-86.11 Prohibited uses.

§ 144-86.12 Bulk requirements.

§ 144-86.13 Design standards.

§ 144-86.14 Maintenance bond as condition of site plan approval.

Article X Industrial Zone

§ 144-87 Permit required.

§ 144-88 Purpose; intent.

§ 144-89 Prohibited and permitted uses.

§ 144-90 District regulations.

§ 144-91 Purpose and applicability of industrial performance standards.

§ 144-92 Performance standards.

§ 144-93 Site plan review; enforcement; compliance.

Article XA Elma Center Overlay

§ 144-93.1 Statement of intent.

§ 144-93.2 Boundaries.

§ 144-93.3 Effect upon other zoning requirements.

§ 144-93.4 Permit required.

§ 144-93.5 Objectives.

§ 144-93.6 Permitted uses.

§ 144-93.7 Prohibited uses.

§ 144-93.8 Submission requirements.

§ 144-93.9 Design standards.

Article XI Height, Bulk and Arrangement of Buildings

§ 144-94 Dimensions to be construed as minimum.

§ 144-95 Building height.

§ 144-96 Corner lots.

§ 144-97 Residential A Zone.

§ 144-98 Residential B Zone.

§ 144-99 Residential C and Agricultural Zone.

§ 144-100 Commercial Zone.

§ 144-101 Restricted Commercial Zone.

§ 144-102 Industrial Zone.

§ 144-102.1 Signs.

Article XII Zoning Board of Appeals

§ 144-103 Organization.

§ 144-104 Terms of office.

§ 144-105 Vacancies.

§ 144-106 Removal from office.

§ 144-107 Meetings.

§ 144-108 Chairman.

§ 144-109 Recordkeeping; filing of regulations and decisions.

§ 144-110 Quorum.

§ 144-111 Powers and duties.

§ 144-112 Variances.

§ 144-113 Appeals; fee.

§ 144-114 Stay of proceedings.

§ 144-115 Notice of public hearing; grounds for denial of appeal.

§ 144-116 Decisions by Board.

Article XIII Amendments

§ 144-117 Rezoning of area.

§ 144-118 Petition for change.

Article XIV Administration and Enforcement

§ 144-119 Interpretation.

§ 144-120 Enforcement.

§ 144-121 Compensation of Zoning Enforcement Officer and Clerk.

§ 144-122 Power to grant certificates of occupancy and compliance.

§ 144-123 Inspections.

§ 144-124 Penalties for offenses; notice.

Article XV Permits and Certificates

§ 144-125 Building permits.

§ 144-126 Expiration of building permits.

§ 144-127 Certificates of occupancy.

§ 144-128 Approval required for change in use.

§ 144-129 Street frontage requirements.

§ 144-130 Changes in zone requirements.

§ 144-131 Compliance with Subdivision Regulations required.

§ 144-132 Corner lots.

§ 144-133 Building permits for accessory structures.

§ 144-134 Use permit required.

§ 144-135 Special use permits.

§ 144-136 through § 144-139. (Reserved)

Article XVI Multiple Dwellings

§ 144-140 Purpose.

§ 144-141 Special procedure for multiple dwellings.

§ 144-142 Guidelines to be considered.

Article XVIA Clinton Multiple Dwelling Overlay

§ 144-142.1 Statement of intent.

§ 144-142.2 Boundaries.

§ 144-142.3 Effect upon zoning.

§ 144-142.4 Objectives.

§ 144-142.5 Permitted uses.

§ 144-142.6 Submission requirements.

§ 144-142.7 Other zoning requirements and design standards.

Article XVIB Springbrook Multiple Dwelling Overlay

§ 144-142.8 Statement of intent.

§ 144-142.9 Boundaries.

§ 144-142.10 Effect upon zoning.

§ 144-142.11 Objectives.

§ 144-142.12 Permitted uses.

§ 144-142.13 Submission requirements.

§ 144-142.14 Other zoning requirements and design standards.

Article XVIC Transit South Multiple Dwelling Overlay

§ 144-142.15 Statement of intent.

§ 144-142.16 Boundaries.

§ 144-142.17 Effect upon zoning.

§ 144-142.18 Objectives.

§ 144-142.19 Permitted uses.

§ 144-142.20 Submission requirements.

§ 144-142.21 Other zoning requirements and design standards.

Article XVID Transit North Multiple Dwelling Overlay

§ 144-142.22 Statement of intent.

§ 144-142.23 Boundaries.

§ 144-142.24 Effect upon zoning.

§ 144-142.25 Objectives.

§ 144-142.26 Permitted uses.

§ 144-142.27 Submission requirements.

§ 144-142.28 Other zoning requirements and design standards.

Article XVII Transfer of Permitted Development Rights

§ 144-143 Purpose; objectives.

§ 144-144 Definitions.

§ 144-145 Authorization for transfer.

§ 144-146 Procedure; fee.

§ 144-147 General standards.

Article XVIII Storage of Volatile Materials

§ 144-148 Purpose.

§ 144-149 Definitions.

§ 144-150 Licenses and permits.

§ 144-151 Standards for all tanks.

§ 144-152 Standards for storage tanks.

§ 144-153 Procedure.

§ 144-154 Penalties for offenses.

§ 144-155 Exceptions.

§ 144-156 When effective; time for compliance.